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DiNapoli warned officials not to be "overly optimistic."
DiNapoli warned officials not to be "overly optimistic."

Comptroller DiNapoli delivers bleak news about New York's economy

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is out with a report on the state of New York's economy, and the news is bleak. The Comptroller's numbers show that the already sluggish economic recovery in New York is losing momentum. The slowdown began in the second half of 2011, and is expected to continue into 2012, says Comptroller DiNapoli. In Albany, Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
We need to very carefully monitor what the revenues are and what the spending is so that we end this year in balance.

Comptroller says not as much tax money coming in as expected

The State Comptroller finds that tax revenues are coming in at a lower than expected rate. Karen DeWitt reports that the news comes just days before Governor Cuomo is scheduled to release his state budget.  Go to full article

DiNapoli: Wall Street woes could affect whole state

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says Wall Street is having another bad year--and he's saying that could have a negative impact on New York State's budget. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has the details.  Go to full article

Comptroller optimistic about economic recovery

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a report on New York's economic health Thursday. The Innovation Trail's Zack Seward has more on some of the key findings.  Go to full article

Audit uncovers financial deficiencies in Lake Placid

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a scathing audit of the village of Lake Placid's finances Wednesday. DiNapoli's office found village employees had collected more than $110,000 in payments for accrued leave time and benefits that they were not entitled to receive. State auditors said the village should get law enforcement officials involved and try to recover the money. As Chris Knight reports, village officials say they've taken steps to address the deficiencies uncovered by the audit.  Go to full article

Investigation of Comptroller's office expands

The probe of possible illegal activities at the State Comptroller's office is widening, as the newly appointed State Comptroller, and State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, announced a widening of the investigation. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

DEC feuds with comptroller

A new audit by the state Comptroller is causing friction between his office and the Department of Environmental Conservation. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Commission will review NY Comptroller's duties

The new State Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, has taken a number of public actions in recent days, including the appointment of a commission co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Ed Koch to look at public integrity issues. DiNapoli says he wants to restore the credibility of his office, after the resignation of Alan Hevesi over personal use of state employees. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Comptroller Tom DiNapoli
Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

Lawmakers pick DiNapoli as comptroller

The New York State legislature defied Governor Eliot Spitzer and voted for one of their own to become the next State Comptroller. The governor offered a scathing critique of their actions, and said he considered it a "turning point" in his relationship with the lawmakers. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Lawmakers poised to pick comptroller

Tensions between Governor Spitzer and Democrats in the Assembly are escalating over the selection of a new Comptroller. The Assembly Speaker compared the Spitzer- backed independent selection panel to Vice President Dick Cheney, and Governor Spitzer issued a letter warning lawmakers not to proceed. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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